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Weight Management Program: Group Lifestyle Balance Program

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Location

Location

Unison Health and Community Services at Keele and Rogers site

1651 Keele Street

Toronto, ON M6M 3W2

Canada

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Event description

Description

This FREE 12-17group education sessions' program will focus on educating clients on weight management and how to setup a balanced eating plan specific to their bodies.

Potential Topics for the proposed program are:

- Creating a plan of change: SMART goal setting, stages of change, behaviour change, motivation, accountability buddy system

- Physical activity: Considerations, targets, community resources, types of activity, impact of sedentary lifestyle, benefits, medications, and activity

- Developing healthy relationship with food: Mindfulness, emotional eating, balance, choices, resources and limitations

- Stress Management: Strengthen social relationships, stress/burnout management, sleep and recovery

- Foods to Eat: Addressing portion distortion, healthy food choices, alternative diet options, grocery store plan, carb counting/point system, Mediterranean diet, plate method, label reading, fiber, cholesterol, hydration, healthy recipes

- Mental and emotional health: Body image, behaviour changes, motivation

- Essential Visits: DM passport tests and targets, measurements.

FAQs

1. Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

  • Individuals who are 18 years old or older

  • Diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 Diabetes

  • Individuals who require assistance with diabetes and weight management

  • BMI of 25 or more

2. What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

To ensure that this program is accessible to all clients we will be offering:

  • Free TTC tokens for attendees

  • Convenient session times

  • Snacks that will be handed out during each session

3. How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

PRE-REGISTRATION is required. Please call us at 416 787 1661 Ext 3301 to register and ask for more details or you can register yourself online at Eventbrite

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Unison Health and Community Services at Keele and Rogers site

1651 Keele Street

Toronto, ON M6M 3W2

Canada

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